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strik·er

 (strī′kər)
n.
1. One who strikes, as an employee on strike against an employer.
2. One that strikes, as the clapper in a bell or the firing pin in a gun.
3.
a. A harpoon.
b. One who uses a harpoon; a harpooner.
4. An enlisted person in usually intensive training for a naval technical rating.
5. Sports A forward on a soccer team.

striker

(ˈstraɪkə)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who is on strike
2. (Horology) the hammer in a timepiece that rings a bell or alarm
3. (General Engineering) any part in a mechanical device that strikes something, such as the firing pin of a gun
4. (Soccer) soccer informal an attacking player, esp one who generally positions himself or herself near the opponent's goal in the hope of scoring
5. (Cricket) cricket the batsman who is about to play a ball
6. (Fishing)
a. a person who harpoons whales or fish
b. the harpoon itself

strik•er

(ˈstraɪ kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that strikes.
2. a worker who is on strike.
3. the clapper in a clock that strikes the hours or rings an alarm.
4. a naval enlisted person working toward a technical rating.
5. an attacking forward in soccer.
[1350–1400]

striker

1. Batsman standing at the far end from the bowler and receiving the ball from him.
2. An offensive player who normally stays forward in an attempt to score goals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.striker - a forward on a soccer teamstriker - a forward on a soccer team    
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
2.striker - someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
bluejacket, navy man, sailor boy, sailor - a serviceman in the navy
3.striker - an employee on strike against an employer
nonworker - a person who does nothing
4.striker - someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters"
mover - someone who moves
slapper, spanker - a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand; "someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was"; "my father was the designated spanker in our family"
walloper - a very hard hitter
5.striker - the part of a mechanical device that strikes something
clapper, tongue - metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
firing pin - striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
hammer - a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
hammer, cock - the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
head - the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Translations
مُضْرِبمُهاجِم في لُعْبَة كُرة القَدَم
stávkujícíútočník
angrebsspilleren strejkendestrejkende
lakkolainen
štrajkaš
sztrájkoló
sóknarmaîurverkfallsmaîur
ストライキ参加者
파업 참가자
štrajkujúci
napadalecstavkajoči
anfallsspelare
คนที่หยุดงานประท้วง
grevciforvet oyuncusu
người bãi công

striker

[ˈstraɪkəʳ] N
1. (in industry) → huelguista mf
2. (Sport) → delantero/a m/f, ariete m

striker

[ˈstraɪkər] n
(INDUSTRY)gréviste mf
(SPORT)buteur/euse m/f

striker

n
(= worker)Streikende(r), Ausständige(r) mf
(Ftbl) → Stürmer(in) m(f)

striker

[ˈstraɪkəʳ] n (in industry) → scioperante m/f (Sport) → attaccante m/f

strike

(straik) past tense struck (strak) : past participles struck ~stricken (ˈstrikən) verb
1. to hit, knock or give a blow to. He struck me in the face with his fist; Why did you strike him?; The stone struck me a blow on the side of the head; His head struck the table as he fell; The tower of the church was struck by lightning.
2. to attack. The enemy troops struck at dawn; We must prevent the disease striking again.
3. to produce (sparks or a flame) by rubbing. He struck a match/light; He struck sparks from the stone with his knife.
4. (of workers) to stop work as a protest, or in order to force employers to give better pay. The men decided to strike for higher wages.
5. to discover or find. After months of prospecting they finally struck gold/oil; If we walk in this direction we may strike the right path.
6. to (make something) sound. He struck a note on the piano/violin; The clock struck twelve.
7. to impress, or give a particular impression to (a person). I was struck by the resemblance between the two men; How does the plan strike you?; It / The thought struck me that she had come to borrow money.
8. to mint or manufacture (a coin, medal etc).
9. to go in a certain direction. He left the path and struck (off) across the fields.
10. to lower or take down (tents, flags etc).
noun
1. an act of striking. a miners' strike.
2. a discovery of oil, gold etc. He made a lucky strike.
ˈstriker noun
1. a worker who strikes.
2. in football, a forward player.
ˈstriking adjective
noticeable or impressive. She is tall and striking; She wears striking clothes.
ˈstrikingly adverb
be (out) on strike
(of workers) to be striking. The electricity workers are (out) on strike.
call a strike
(of a trade union leader etc) to ask workers to strike.
come out on strike
(of workers) to strike.
come/be within striking distance of
to come very close to.
strike at
to attempt to strike, or aim a blow at (a person etc). He struck at the dog with his stick.
strike an attitude / a pose
to place oneself in a particular usually rather showy pose.
strike a balance
to reach a satisfactory middle level of compromise between two undesirable extremes.
strike a bargain/agreement
to make a bargain; to reach an agreement.
strike a blow for
to make an effort on behalf of (a cause etc).
strike down
to hit or knock (a person) down. He was struck down by a car / a terrible disease.
strike dumb
to amaze. I was struck dumb at the news.
strike fear/terror etc into
to fill (a person) with fear etc. The sound struck terror into them.
strike home
(of a blow, insult etc) to reach the place where it will hurt most.
strike it rich
to make a lot of money.
strike lucky
to have good luck in a particular matter.
strike out
1. to erase or cross out (a word etc). He read the essay and struck out a word here and there.
2. to start fighting. He's a man who strikes out with his fists whenever he's angry.
strike up
1. to begin to play a tune etc. The band struck up (with) `The Red Flag'.
2. to begin (a friendship, conversation etc). He struck up an acquaintance with a girl on the train.

striker

مُضْرِب stávkující strejkende Streikender απεργός huelguista lakkolainen attaquant štrajkaš scioperante ストライキ参加者 파업 참가자 staker streikende strajkujący grevista забастовщик anfallsspelare คนที่หยุดงานประท้วง grevci người bãi công 罢工者
References in classic literature ?
The police, and the strikers also, were determined that there should be no violence; but there was another party interested which was minded to the contrary--and that was the press.
Some steers had just escaped from the yards, and the strikers had got hold of them, and there would be the chance of a scrap!
The Manufacturer, seeing that he could get no labour for a long time and finding the times pretty hard anyhow, burned down his shoe factory for the insurance, and when the strikers wanted to resume work there was no work to resume.
I met men," he said, "who invoked the name of the Prince of Peace in their diatribes against war, and who put rifles in the hands of Pinkertons* with which to shoot down strikers in their own factories.
Policemen had run upon the scene with drawn revolvers, and the strikers had retreated into the houses and through the narrow alleys between the houses.
A few strokes of the axe were sufficient to clear it; but at the first stroke it was apparent that the striker was also losing his hold upon the shore, and that he must inevitably be carried away with the tossing debris.
thou hast been a striker of deer in thy day, I warrant.
So heavy was the stroke that the striker half overbalanced himself, a circumstance of which his antagonist took a prompt advantage.
From the striker king-post, were suspended ropes of climbers to which men could apply their strength and direction.
And over bones and logs of immolated men and gods they bore him, past the horrors of other immolated ones that yet lived, to the three-king- post tripod and the huge king-post striker.
And I promise you that never will a head be so well cured as yours," Ngurn assured him, at the same time signalling the tribesmen to man the propelling ropes suspended from the king-post striker.
The committee explained that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) offered Palestinian hunger strikers to release them if they agree to be expelled abroad as part of its efforts to force them to end their hunger strike.